Apply for a Social Insurance Number

Anyone who works in Bermuda must have a social insurance number from the age of 16 years old.


To apply for a social insurance number in Bermuda, you need:

  • a completed Application-for-social-insurance-number.pdf
  • photocopy of
    • your birth certificate or passport, if born in Bermuda;
    • your birth certificate or passport and your immigration spousal letter, if married to a Bermudian; or
    • your birth certificate or passport and your work permit, if a non-Bermudian

How do I apply?

You need to mail the complete application form and photocopied documents to:

P.O. Box HM 1537
Hamilton HM FX

You can also bring in your application, in person, to:

The Department of Social Insurance
Government Administration Building
Ground Floor,
30 Parliament Street,
Hamilton HM 12

How long does it take to process my social insurance application?

If the form has been correctly filled out and completed fully, it should only take 3–5 days to complete the process.